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Prescriptions
​How do I get a prescription refill?

Prescription refill instructions:Please have your medication information ready before you contact your pharmacy for refill requests. If you have no refills remaining, ask your pharmacy to request additional refills from your provider. Be sure to verify your provider’s information with your pharmacy. Remember that refill requests can take up to 72 hours to process, so be sure to request your refills at least 3 days before you are out of your prescriptions.
  
Please Note:Narcotic and other controlled medications can only be filled by your Primary Care Physician. Please call our office at 583-6800. After normal business hours, the on-call physician cannot fill a request for narcotics other controlled medications.


Should I review my prescriptions with my doctor?


It is very important that your doctor know about ALL medications (over-the-counter and prescription), vitamins, and herbal supplements you take.

How many medications are too many?
  • There is no specific number that means too many medications. However, the risk of interactions increase if you are taking 8 or more medications at one time.
What is the most important thing I can do to help manage my medications?
  • Don’t be shy about asking your doctor questions. If you have questions about the dose or how to take the medicine, you should ask your doctor or pharmacist before starting the prescription.
  • Should you experience any reactions or side-effects after starting a new medication, you should contact your doctor immediately.
What are examples of things that can interact with prescription drugs?
  • Things like over-the-counter medications, vitamins, herbal supplements, pain relievers and cold medicines can interact with certain prescription drugs.
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine can also react when combined with some medications. 
Again, it is important to inform you doctor of all medications you take regularly.​